Books and Chapters 

Book Chapters 

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Price, C., Epel, E. (2022). “Sugar, Stress and Metabolism: Relevance to Food Addiction. In The Handbook of Food & Addiction (2nd edition), Eds. Ashley Gearhardt, Mark Gold, Kelly Brownell.

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Radin, R. M., Dileo, R., Lustig, R. H., & Epel, E. S. (Under Review). Biology of appetite, weight, and overeating: Metabolic, psychologic, and behavioral influences and clinical directions. In T.W. Smith, and N.B. Anderson (Eds.), APA Handbook of Health Psychology, Volume 1: Foundations and Context.

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Epel, E., Prather, A. A., Puterman, E., & Tomiyama, A. J. (2018). Handbook of emotions(pp. 684-705) (L. F. Barrett, M. Lewis, & J. M. Haviland-Jones, Authors). New York: The Guilford Press.

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Mason, AE & Epel ES. Eating disorders and obesity: A comprehensive handbook. 3 ed. Brownell KD, Walsh T, editors. New York: Guilford Press; 2016. Chapter 70, "Stress and obesity."

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Parker, S.C., Nelson, B.W., Epel, E.S., & Siegal, D.J. (2015). “The Science of Presences: A Central Mediator of the Interpersonal Benefits of Mindfulness” in Handbook of Mindfulness: Theory, Research, and Practice, Ed. K.W. Brown, J.D. Cresswell, & R.M. Ryan.

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Mason AE, Epel ES., "Craving chocolate? A review of individual differences, triggers, and assessment of food cravings" in Handbook of hedonic eating. Avena N, editor. New York, NY: Oxford University Press; 2015

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Sugar, Stress and Metabolism: Relevance to Food Addiction. Candice A. Price, PhD , UC Davis. Elissa S. Epel, PhD, UCSF, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences. Chapter 10, In Food and Addiction: A Comprehensive Handbook, 2nd Edition. Edited by Ashley N. Gearhardt, Ph.D., Kelly D. Brownell, Ph.D., Mark S. Gold, M.D., and Marc N. Potenza, M.D., Ph.D.

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Kristeller, J. & Epel, E. (2013). “Mindful eating, mindless eating, and neurobiology” in Handbook of Mindfulness, Eds. Le & Langer, in press.

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Epel, E., Tomiyama, J., Dallman, M. (2013). Stress and Reward-Neural Networks, Eating, and Obesity. In Food & Addiction, Eds. K Brownell & M. Gold, in press.

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Prather, A., Aschbacher, K., & Epel, E. (2013). “Obesity and immune aging” in Immunosenescence: Behavioral and Psychosocial Determinants, Eds, J. Lord, J. Bosch, A. Phillips, Springer, in press.

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Tomiyama, J., & Epel, E. (2012) “Telomeres and Telomerase” in Encyclopedia of Behavioral Medicine, M. D. Gellman & J. R. Turner, Eds. New York: Springer (invited contribution, peer reviewed).

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Epel, E. (2010). Wrote the Foreward to Stress Less by Thea Singer, a book for the public which features research on work on cell aging and psychosocial factors.

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Epel, E. (2010). Treating obesity: Don’t ignore stress! San Francisco Medicine, 83(10), 17-20. (circulation to 3,000 physicians in San Francisco)

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Seeman, T., Epel, E., Gruenwald, T., Karlamangla, A., & McEwen, B. (2010), Socio-economic differentials in peripheral biology: cumulative allostatic load. In Adler & Stewart, Socioeconomic Status and Health. Annals of New York Academy of Science, 1186, 223-39.

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Lin, J., Epel, E., & Blackburn, E. (2009) Telomeres, Telomerase, Stress, and Aging. In G. Bernstein & J. Caccioppo (Eds.), Handbook of Neuroscience for the Behavioral Sciences (1280-1295).Hoboken, NJ: J. Wiley & Sons, Inc.

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